Fools Have Feelings Too

Most people associate April Fool’s Day with jokes and pranks since The Fool is an archetype associated with comedy and silliness But fools have feelings too. Jesters, jokers, clowns, and comedians of all kind live their lives through special feelings. Making someone laugh is a special feeling. Making oneself laugh is a special feeling. Using…… Continue reading Fools Have Feelings Too

AKA: Musical Names A to Z

LEARN ABOUT NAMES – WHAT THEY MEAN AND WHERE THEY COME FROM!!!! Animal Collective – Kinda BonkersBo Diddley – Hey! Bo DiddleyCake – Shadow StabbingDaft Punk – Face to FaceEarl Sweatshirt – Nowhere2goFatboy Slim – Praise YouGorillaz – Tomorrow Comes TodayHellogoodbye – Bonnie Taylor Shake Down 2K4Imogen Heap – Getting ScaredJohnny Cash – Ring of FireKero…… Continue reading AKA: Musical Names A to Z

Fiasco Let me put you on gameDon’t you know that I run this placeAnd I’ve begun this raceMust I rerun this paceI’m the reason it’s become this wayAnd their love for it is the reason I have become this praised noun: fiasco; plural noun: fiascosa thing that is a complete failure, especially in a ludicrous…… Continue reading Fiasco


What does $10,000,000 feel like? What does $1,000,000 feel like? What does $100,000,000 feel like? What does $10,000,000,000 feel like? It’s likely impossible to know unless you already have this amount of money. Ten million dollars. If you’ve ever felt like a million bucks then this must be ten times better than that. What could…… Continue reading $10,000,000

The World Revolves Around Special Feelings I whistle this tune from time to time and only today realized that I have had the Harlem Globetrotters theme stuck in my head throughout my whole life even though I’ve never seen them perform live The Globetrotters are magicians. They combine basketball and circus into a very unique, one-of-a-kind form of entertainment that…… Continue reading The World Revolves Around Special Feelings

The Human Experience of

I like making and using personas. Professional wrestlers use them, celebrities use them, and artists use them too. Every since I’ve published Sweat and Shiver, I’ve been fascinated by the single terms that incapsulate the feeling of collective humanity. Sweat is the special human experience of heat and Shiver is the special human experience of…… Continue reading The Human Experience of

Matt: Do You Hear the People Sing?

“The main aspect of the film I want to address is Russell Crowe’s bizarre choice in tone and cadence. Yes, it’s a very meme-able performance. But it’s actually not a poorly done performance. He’s mostly on-key, something that even the great Hugh Jackman can’t claim, and for me, it fits the character of Javert.” Read…… Continue reading Matt: Do You Hear the People Sing?

The Dreamers of Dreams One Halloween I dressed up as Willy Wonka Jr. or Tyler Wonka. I had a brown top hat and wonky clout goggles and everything We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams; — World-losers and world-forsakers, On whom the pale moon…… Continue reading The Dreamers of Dreams